Welcome to the Alaska Department Of Public Safety
First Responders in the Last Frontier

Public Safety Deputy Commissioner
James E. Cockrell,

Public Safety Deputy Commissioner
Leon Morgan,
Deputy Commissioner


The mission of the Department of Public Safety is to ensure public safety and enforce fish and wildlife laws. 

Operating Procedures Manual:



No one should feel unsafe in their home. If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence or sexual assault, help is available. For a list of resources in Alaska, visit dps.alaska.gov/cdvsa/home.​

Alaska Amber Alert
Alaska Silver Alert
Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding for Local Public Safety Agencies 
CESF funds are available to local public safety agencies on a reimbursement basis and/or for DPS purchase of allowable expenditures. Please see the announcement  (Covid-19-for-Local-Public-Safety-Agency-Opportunity) for a list of allowable expenses and instructions on how to apply for funds.
Any questions and applications  (Covid-19-Reimbursement-Request) can be emailed to cesf.grant@alaska.gov.
Public Safety Press Releases

DPS to Host Annual Peace Officer Memorial Day Ceremony

May 11, 2021 (Anchorage, AK) – Governor Mike Dunleavy has proclaimed the week of May 9 – May 15, 2021, as Alaska Law Enforcement Week, and Saturday, May 15, 2021, as Peace Officers... Read More

Special April 20 Traffic Enforcement Complete

April 23, 2021 (Anchorage, AK) – On the April 20th special traffic enforcement effort, Alaska State Troopers and Wildlife Troopers issued 56 citations and investigated 3 collisions across... Read More

Special Impaired Driving Enforcement Patrols Planned for April 20

April 19, 2021 (Anchorage, AK) – Alaska State Troopers will have an increased presence on Alaska roadways on April 20th as they look for drivers impaired by intoxicating substances, including... Read More